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the mid-west to the northeast making for slick roads and treacherous conditionsch there was flooding and a tornado in the southeast stretching from kentucky to mississippi. that's where the bad weather was. but in you went out in new york city, warm temperatures set records for the first weekend of winter. then fat for far from here, ice an inch thick crippled communities. dare we ask what is coming next? we do, we have someone that can answer it, indra petersen in the weather center. >> we were talking about ten inches of rain, we saw a half inch to an inch of icing into the northeast. with you talk about those record breaking temperatures. hard to believe it was the first weekend of winter. it's just two days before christmas and a powerful storm system is knocking most of the country into weather extremes.
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all on one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. freezing rain and snow slammed the middle of the country, creating colossal sheets of ice on the roof of these outlet shops in oklahoma city. in the northeast, a by czar winter weather and unseasonable work. in upstate new york, an ice storm knocked out power, freezing branches and roadways. a stark difference just a few hours awhat i in new york city which saw a record high of 71 degrees over the weekend. >> i love it. i feels like it's may in december. >> a dangerous mix of storms flooding, snow and ice hits this week. neighbors to the north. toronto, canada seen one of its worst ice storms in recent memories. in arkansas, this damage was from 130 mile ber hour tornado. >> i threw my whole body weight over my 16-month-old child to save his wife. i found my daughter in the
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bathroom to save her life. >> reporter: in kentucky, rushing flood water sweeped an suv downstream killing three people inside. >> we knew we had a terrible situation here. we were hoping to make some rescues. >> sheets of rain and wind. >> reporter: in charlotte, they endured tore renching rain. the guy seemed to have the worst seat in the house as rain cascaded down. flooding in the great lakes had rescuers leaving la rue, ohio. it's a whacky combo of weather. it looks like the big concern this morning, it's stl going to be flooding. we had as much as ten inches into illinois, about five independence into indiana. that's not where it ends. we still have more rain on the way. you can see the advisories that are out. we will be talking about a system xift exiting off. whether or not we still have this icing threat in the northeast, not to mention how long the record breaking heat will last or will it?
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all these details are coming up in a few minutes. chris. >> we keep breaking records on different ends of the spectrum, it seems, exactly. thanks, dedra. making news on another story we have been following. united arab emirates mocks teenage life in that country. he is now just learning his sentence. let's go to abu dhabi where he has been imprisoned since april. >> reporter: kate, you can imagine, the family in court today. there were tear, confusion, ultimately relief. they finally got an answer from the judge. he actually sentenced he and two of the other foreign nationals to one year if prison and a 10,000 fine which equalsant $2,700 for this parody video. we do also know the two local the two uae nationals were sentenced to eight months in prison with a $5,000 durham
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fine. court watchers are tell us is they will do time served. so he will be given credit for time serve and may get out earlier because they do not do a formal calendar years when it comes to the day us spernd spend in court. the camlies are awaiting to hear from attorneys to let them know when he will be released. as we understand it, he will be released it could be in the next couple of weeks, kate. >> all right, thank you so much, sarah. this is something that has grabbed so much attention at home. comedians from will ferrell and beyond. we will be talking to shezanne's brother when this comes up. president obama is now taking a tough stance on south sudan. the president is saying the u.s. pay send in more troops to help keep americans safe there. now, a group of americans were safely evacuated from there. however, u.s. aircraft have been
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fired upon for troops injured as a result. pentagon correspondent barra st -- barbara starr is here. this is playing on fears the u.s. has to get in more deeply than expected. barbara, what do we know? >> reporter: president obama making very clear he may decide send troops in to protect americans, to protect u.s. interests in south sudan. but for now, it has already been a very rough weekend for u.s. troops. as thousands in the war torn city face violence what it believes are the last american citizens, many of sudanese dissent. they flew them to cube be and the u.s. military took them to safety in kenya. the first attempt failed on saturday when three u.s. air force special operations osprey
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aircraft with 46 heavily armed troops on board were fired on. four u.s. troops were wounded, one seriously and rushed to surgery. >> it's always a very tenuous skigs situation when you are flying into a relatively unknown very hostile environment. the rebels probably have what's, you know, is probably soviet former soviet union-type weaponry. those ak-47s are out there. >> reporter: all three u.s. aircraft sustained damage, but they were able to fly with the wounded 500 miles from south sudan to a safe landing zone in uganda. the wounded troops were then flown on to kenya. it is not clear who fired but u.s. officials believe they were deliberately targeted. now, the wounded u.s. troops are in nairobi, they are expected to go to launch in a hospital in germany in the coming hours and days. that's, you know, where all the wounded from afghanistan and iraq have been treated. they're going to go there as
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well t. good fuse is we are told the wounded u.s. troops have recovered enough to the point this holiday season they have been able to call home and talk to their families. kate. >> all right. barbara, thank you so much for that. the clock is ticking now for millions of americans to buy health insurance plans under obama care. a critical deadline is today in order to have could havage beginning january 1st. president obama said on friday more than 1 million people have enrolled from federal and state exchanges. but a new cnn poll shows that support for the health care law is at an all time low right now. let get more now from athenna jones live in honolulu where the president is on vacation. good morning or good evening to you. athena. >> reporter: good morning, kate. there is one more number that the president mentioned. more than half a million people signed up for health plans via healthcare.gov in the first three weeks of december alone. even with the problem plagued website working better now. our new polls show the president
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has a long way to go to sell the health care law to the american people. the latest poll which cnn-orc shows the white house has a long way to go to convince the person public the president's signature domestic achieve. obama care is working. support for the affordable care act has dropped to a record low. 35% approve it a 5-point drop in less than a month. 26% oppose it despite president obama's efforts to defends it? >> despite all the messages problems and the website problems, it's working. >> reporter: the poll numbers come as republicans continue to rale against the government. >> the rollout could manage appropriately once the economy is proving itself erroneous. >> reporter: as members of the president's own party pushed the delay until 2015, fines for people who don't by insurance by the end of march. >> this whole 2014 will be a
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transitional year to find out where our glitches are and our little nuances we have as to work for and find out if the market can produce the products we need to keep this. >> reporter: they offered a reprieve to people's policies can sellenededr and who haven't been ablth find affordable plans on the exchanges. they'll be able to be exempted from the fine or find catastrophic coverage. states wanting their own exchanges have seen mixed results. making matters worse, the law was driven by women. 50% now oppose it vard to 54% in november. >> women oftentimes are the ones making health care decisions in the family. >> reporter: just last week the president and first lady launched a refewed push aimed at moms hoping they will sign the law. most poll respondents believe they will pay more, not less, under the new law. 63% said their medical bills
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will increase. just 7% expect them to fall. now, despite the recent jump in folks signing up for coverage the administration is nowhere near it's goal of 7 million people enrolling in health care plans by the end of march. today's deadline will likely mean a surge in folks trying to sign up through healthcare.gov. another test for that website. kate. >> it will definitely be a source of how to measure the progress they have seen since that rollout. thank you so much. let's go to minute ago miguel. good morning. >> making news, good morning to you guys. two members of an all female punk group are out of prison. they were found guilty of hooliganism in performing songs critical of putin. one says her release seems more like a political stunt than a
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humanitarian act. target stores breach that affected millions of shoppers. three class action lawsuits have been filed with customers seeking more than $5 million in damages. j.p. morgan chase saying debit customers may see their accounts restricted. the wall street journal says shopper traffic was down in target stores this weekend. and a heart breaking tragedy just days before christmas. a 35-year-old father threw his 3-year-old son off the top of a 52-story building in manhattan then jumped to his own death. he was in the middle of a custody battle and had just picked up his son dressed in christmas pajamas. this is tough to read. the shocking death comes three months after he posted on facebook he aspired to be the best dad and husband. utah officials are expected to ask a federal judge to push pause on his own decision that made gay marriage in that state legal. last friday the judge ruled that
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utah's amendment defining marriages between a man and a woman is unconstitutional, leading to a rush of same sex couples tying the knot. an appeals court has vowed to get involved until a lower judge makes a decision on the stay. a seattle teenager's glasses may have saved her life in the instant following a drive-by shooting. police say she was lying on a couch at her home. shots rang out on saturday night. they say the bullet came into the home and hit the bridge of her glasses but was deflected. the glasses shattered but police say the teen was not serously hurt. detectives are investigating. she's like the clark kent of seattleites. >> there is a good likelihood she would not be with us had she not worn them. >> it did hit her glasses, still, it might have killed her. right there. >> i will make the point she makes, the most amazing thing is what the person decides to make
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of their life. why did this happen to me? why am i still here? that's the question you must ask after something as random as this is there she will have a very good christmas. >> very true. thanks, miguel. >> good to have you here, pam. coming up on "new day," this is not the way you want your flight to start t. plane's wing going through a building. we'll have the latest on a truly strange incident. speaking of strange, dennis rodman heading home from north korea after working with athletes in the country. it was his latest round of all diplomacy. so why didn't he meet with his friend kim jong-un ? we'll have details on that ahead. ♪ ♪
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>> ah, the jingle of change. it is money time. we have been talking about this deal for a while, apple and china. zain asher is here. what do we know, zain? >> apple stock is climbing more than 3.5%. it has finally signed a deal with china mobile. china mobile has 3478 users. twice as much as the united states. the 5s and 5c will be there january 17th just in time for the chinese new year.
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futures are higher, pointing to a continuation of the santa claus rally t. dow industrials gained about 465 points last week the best week since january. friday was the 47th record close of the year. so far the dow is up 24% t. fax up 36%. the s&p 500 up 27%. one stock we will be watching today is facebook up more than 100% since the beginning of the year, starting this morning, it will be included in the s&p 500 index, where the average investors use the s&p 500 as a mark. >> it's in the funds, if you own funds, you will get a preeps. you won't have to buy individual stock. >> exactly, it traps the s&p 500. you can now own a piece of it. >> zain asher, good to have you here. breaking overnight a. scary moment on the plane in south africa t. wing of a british airways jet sliceing through part of a building at the
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johannesburg airport as it was preparing to take off. rosie thompkins is following the story from london. rosie, what more are we learning? >> hi, kate, clearly a very alarming incident. almost 200 passengers on board the british airways flight intended ford london. while it was taxiing at johannesburg international airport preparing to take off, the aircraft collided with an office building on the side of the taxiway. now the plane, of course, did not take off at the stage, noun of those on board the flight were injured. some were very shaken up understandably. you were able speak to one of the passengers a short while ago. here's what he had to say. >> we were doing a decent rate of speed for taxiing purposes and i just saw this building in front of us. i said to myself, man that building looks close. i never thought anything else, then within a half a second to milliseconds, the plane smashed into whatever building that is.
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the flight attendant the air hostess, she was sitting across from me. her eyes got huge. by the time i seen her eye, i got nervous seeing her face. oh my god, we hit a building. there is extensive damage to the building. what blew my mind, once we got off that plane the wing was about 3 to 5 metres deep into the building. it wasn't just the tip, it was a good portion of the tail end of that wing. >> clearly, a frightening experience for those on board. as he said, thankfully no, injuries for those on board the flight t. civil aviation told us it was traveling down a taxiway that was too narrow for i. we heard from british airways a full investigation is under way as to why this happened and meanwhile we should tell viewers in the city, travel period and the run-up to the holiday season the aircraft has been moved and travel resumes as normal.
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>> thank you very much. also new this morning, dennis rodman on his way back from his latest trip to north korea. he didn't get to see his friend kim jon-un this time. so what impacted his basketball diplomacy have, if any? let's go to cnn's anna coren, what do we know? >> reporter: christians, as we see from the footage, dennis rodman was mobbed in beijing. he spent five days training the national basketball team, obviously, preparing for an exhibition game to celebrate north korea leader's bishth day next month. look, in a xrampbs he was short and sweet when reporters threw questions at him. he said the trip was awesome. he'll be back in a week in preparation for that big game. chris has yet to announce the team the manner teams. it's made up of former nba
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stars. apparently, some of those players are a little bit concerned about this their safety. obviously, there has been a lot of upheaval in north korea. less than two weeks to go. kim jon-un had his uncle executed. they're continuing in the hermit kingdom. dennis rodman says he will definitely be returning for that exhibition game to celebrate what we believe is the 31st birthday of kim jon-un. she hoping to catch up with his good friend a. very unusual friendship. this, of course, was his first trip to north korea, but says certainly no doubt he'll be back there in a couple weeks time. thank you very much. if we hadn't been covering it so long, you'd never convince me this story is true. >> but it is, he continues to go back. >> coming up on "new day," a tweet about aids in africa has the world talking. the latest online controversy.
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new questions this morning about an offensive tweet and the backlash it ignited.
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ju justine sacco tweeted going to africa, hope i don't get aids, just kidding. i'm white. she was promptly fired. now shy says she is ashamed. this isn't her first offense, the questions are why? cnn's pamela brown joins us, very unusual situation. >> very unusual. it looks like justine sacco could use a pr executive. it turns out the 54 words is one of self tasteless tweets on her now disabled twitter account. social media is calling it the tweet heard around the world. going to africa, hope i don't get aids. just kidding, i'm white. now three days after pr exec justine sacco is out of a job and apologizeing. on sunday, she issued this statement saying words cannot express how sorry i am and how
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necessary it is for me to apologize to the people of south africa, who i have offended due to a needless and careless tweet for being insensitive to this crisis and to the millions of people living with this virus i am ashamed. smefs she was ahead of a company. on saturday the company said she is no longer a good match, firing her. the now former pr exec found herself the target of a social media mob on friday sending out that tweet right before logging offline on her 12-hour flight from london to her native south africa. >> it's not a pub liss sift's worst nightmare. it's any public figure's worst nightmare. it's like trying to put toothpaste back in the tube. you can't put it back. >> reporter: the hashtag has justine landed yet, one guy awaiting her arrival at the
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capetown airport. a trial by twitter many are calling it. according to her linkedin page she was also a publicist for the wwe. on her now disabled twitter page, she has a cache of questionable now deleted tweets like, i had a sex dream about an autistic kid last night and i can't be fired for things i say while intoxicated, right? leaving many to wonder how could pr expert not know how to manage her own social media? >> i don't think people like justine realize the immediacy of twitter, one tweerkts one statement is all it takes in the world of twitter and social media to cost somebody their career. >> she is learning that the hard way. if there is any good to come out of this controversy, it seems that sacco's tweets brought more attention to aids relief charities. someone registered the dopain name to link wage to tdirec --
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link to africa. she was on a 12-hour flight, no wifi. that's a big reason that justine has she landed yet became no. 1 on twitter when this was all unfolding. she couldn't get ahead of it or come out and apologize or clarify what this was all about. >> i think one of the things about this, no one knows who she is. you don't know her name. you know the company she works for. she only had some like a thousand something or a few hundred twitter followers before this happened. but its still can explode and ruin your career. i find that amazing. >> well, she's in publicity. those thousand people, ten of them may have been influentials that would have passed it on. it's a really stupid thing to say. stupid things they say in the line all the time. >> a lot of other people say dumb things on twitter.
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i think she is a pr exec she has a lot more responsibilities to be careful and it's a lesson learned for all of us what you may think is funny or a point you think is a clever way isn't going to resonate with people. >> i think it's a window into something else. twitter is a vicious place. i think we are seeing where people are offend or bothered. but the reaction and the name of that sensitivity is often much worse. the things that were said about this woman forced the company in their message to say, please don't judge herbie this. the threats and the viciousness and the ugliness and the name of sense titi about aids, hypocrisy doesn't seem to hit people on twitter. we are seeing it more and more on the show. >> i think that's an important point that the company says i hope it doesn't lead to a condemnation of this individual. just because she tweeted that
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doesn't sum up the whole person. we have to keep that in mind. >> boy, it was ugly. >> i can imagine when her phone blowing up when she finally turned it on. >> thanks, so much. let's go back over to miguel and mikaela for other top stories. >> you can call me mikaela, marquez. >> i was definitely. >> on your best day you wish. >> all right. h, mick larks sorry. making news today, millions of americans may have to re-ae sis travel plans thanks, to the weather. it left people flood or on icy roochltdz at least eight people were killed by weather. five of them in kentucky. there was also recorded record warmth here in new york city with temperatures reaching 70 degrees the first weekend of winter. if you want to make sure you are covered by obaum care, you may want to choose the policy and pay the first month's mem premium by the end of the month.
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federal officials say people experience issues can qualify and gain insurance as soon as possible. claire davis in colorado the arapahoe high school student shot in the head after another student went if with a shotgun. davis was on life support. she died saturday. her family thanked the community for their support not all the hits happen on the field in sunday's matchup. an onlooker captured this video of a security guard appearing to shove a man down the stairs at fedex field. crazy. witnesses say the incident started when the fan refused to leave the stadium after being escorted out earlier in the day. a big save for emergency responders in massachusetts the dog that had fallen through the ice on the charles river, dispatchers used amazing the
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caller's cell phone signal to pinpoint the situation to locate the golden retriever about 50 yars off shore a. fire fighter put on a cold water survival suit and was able to bring her back. she is doing just fine wow, incredible. >> it makes you cold just seeing that. >> people, pets, amazing. >> people love their pets. >> they love to save. going into that icy water, dangerous. >> coming up on "new day," new troubles, problems with their space suits can jeopardize a critical space walk scheduled for tomorrow. we will bring you the latest on that. we thought peyton manning was good at throwing a football, right? maybe not this good. set agnew record. we will tell you about it coming
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>> let's go around the world starting in israel where a plan to bomb a bus has filed and has the country on edge. >> reporter: a possible terrorist attack was thwarted near tel aviv when the alert passenger noted the driver of a suspicious bag. they evacuated the bus just minutes before it exploded. only a bomb expert was slightly injured t. question is now who is to blame? nobody has taken responsibility and the bomb, itself, is suspicious, appearing amateurish not the ammo of militant groups who typically use suicide bombers. they are hunting for potential
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suspects. thanks, in london, nigella lawson is facing a police investigation. >> reporter: there seems to be no res spit for nigella lawson. the british chef is facing a drug investigation this after taking cocaine but denies being a habitual user. police say they are looking into it. they say there is no imminent prospect of prosecution. still, she is not letting this get her down. speaking to the daily mail, she says she has toughened up. she says she will survive this. she wants to get on with her life t. tv series is signed up for a second series due to launch here in the u.k. in 2014. >> thanks, so much for that. now, in spain, there are two winners in the annual christmas lottery drawing, but they aren't as lucky as you might think. al goodman explains. >> reporter: it's called el
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gordo. the christmas lottery just got bigger. for the first time, they have to pay taxes of 20% on their good luck. this typical $27 ticket, mine, would have been worth $550,000 if it had won el gordo, which it didn't. but, hey, i saved 20% in taxes. back to you, kate. >> not so bad, thanks. >> el gordo is the fat one. we will call you la flacka. >> that sounds nice. >> the thin one. >> moving on, nasa says a 35-year-old space suit is to blame to repair a laser at the international space station. two astronauts made a five-hour space walk the second walk is on the back burner as they scramble to fix this unforeseen problem.
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cnn's alexander fields joins us now. how big is it? >> it's an issue in the cooling suit. nasa says he was not in danger when he took this six-hour space walk. still, they say they are not risking sending him out again. another suit will have to be okayed before this emergency mission can continue. >> we want to verify there are no -- exposed correct? >> reporter: nasa on a mission to repair the international space station spent five hours saturday on a high stakes space walk. they will do it again go we are good with that. >> reporter: if you thought your holidays had high drama, it doesn't compare. >> i don't believe in miracles, i got the first hitch on the first track. >> it's an awesome wreck. it's sort of like a complex ballet with two performers ro. the astronauts have successfully removed a faulty pump that's needed to cool equipment on the space station. >> i got it. >> nice work, rick. >> reporter: a new pump was
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supposed to be installed today but will now be delayed until tomorrow after a potential problem with the space suit was discovered saturday. >> it's an issue that i personal liam having that's very, very cold. >> one of the suits showed may be a sign that it got a little water into the evaporator on the back the flash evaporator says it cooled on the outside. >> reporter: the issue isn't related to what happened in july. that's when i italian astronaut nearly drowned after water leaked into his helmet. a reminder of the dangerous nature of the work being done 20 miles above earth. -- owe 220 miles above earth. risks every astronaut on every mission understands. >> the movie "gravity" is a good movie. you probably don't want to watch
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that when you are in space. >> reporter: maybe not. he will have a new space suit ready to wear when they head out tuesday. >> you are welcome. thank you, good job. >> reporter: all right, nasa has about 12 of these space suits. they already had a spare space suit on board. >> that is being refit today. they want it to fit perfectly within they head out tomorrow. >> have they fixed out what happened in the july incident, yet? these two are not related. >> they are trying to figure out what happened in july and how could it happen again or could it happen again? they tell us they made modifications to fix the problems tchlts problems are related. nasa said they put pads in the back of the helmet so the astronauts can tip their heads back and see if there is moisture in the helmets. they didn't experience any moisture. nasa equipped them with snorkels in case water approaches again. >> it seems like an odd fix.
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if it works, it works. thanks so much. back over to indra on the latest of what can only be called an unusual week in weather. >> they are the extremes. in the northeast, we continue to have icing in through new england and maine, a quarter of an inch of ice can accumulate out there. further to the south, we have record breaking eheat. no it's not ice. flood concerns will be here. another one to three inches is possible to fall in this region. still exits off, taking its time around the carolinas, still going to be in place overnight exiting in through tomorrow morning. yes, rain for a lot of the major hubs today. looking at an inch for the majority of the heavy amounts still out there. we got ice. we got rain. we got snow. we are talking one to three inches of rain possible out there today. >> that is that cold wintry mix we still v. i think the extremes are these temperatures. take a loovenlth again, bismark,
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your temperature negative 24. regardless, that's negative 24. tampa is 70. you are talking a good 94 degrees temperatures across the company. cold air makes its way across. it will be changing quickly. you are talking about temperatures already in the northeast. sorry. say good-bye to the 70s. >> that i are long gone. so not that bad. we are talking about 38 degrees by tomorrow. so you are talking about what was 34 degrees above normal. down to 10 degrees below normal tomorrow. i know the question everyone wants to know, who gets the white christmas? not many of you. colorado, a dusting by christmas eve. across the lakes, maybe like that much. so not really that many people. i'm sorry, it will be colder on christmas. yay! for you. >> a couple days. >> yeah, not really. >> okay. fine. >> i like that you care enough, though, that you take the blame. >> did i say sorry? >> bummer. >> still work on it.
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>> i really should, up my game. >> coming up on "new day," lindsey vonn, her knee, her latest race could put an end to her time for the next olympics. we'll tell you why. this can get you in the mood for christmas. an amazing light display. got to love them. a must-see moment coming up. [ music playing ]
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[ music playing ] >> if this song doesn't get you going, nothing will. i know the scenario out there, look at the football you need. i feel you, do feed the need, joe carter has fantastic finishes from sunday's game in the bleacher's report. joe, help us. >> i am with you, brother. >> oh, life is so hard for you. >> guys, a lot of those great finishes came yesterday. there were plenty of those finishes. they came in the afc. i will tell you there are a lot of playoff spots still opened in the afc. there are four playoff spots opened because yesterday carolina is one of those teams that locked themselves into the playoffs for the first time in five years. they pulled off a stunning win over the saints. they scored the game winner in the final 20 seconds to win yesterday. hey, tony romo. remember we talked to him, he was the go. he was the hero. they have to beat the eagles this coming sunday in order to
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get into the playoffs. it's a must win. the arizona cardinals, believe it or not. they still have a chance to get into the playoffs. they pulled off the biggest win yesterday. now we are talking about the denver broncos. peyton manning? okay. don't have that video. the seattle sayhawk, they won yesterday. they beat seattle in the final two minutes, the packers, they could have made it four finishes. they did not win because they did not score in the final win in the game. green bay has a chance to get in the playoffs. they have as to win next week. there are so many scenarios in the afc four open spots. nfc one open spot. let's talk about peyton manning. it is a spend trending story. he said the new single season touchdown record yesterday, he threw, has thrown i should say 51 touchdowns so far this season, which tops tom brady's old record of 50.
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peyton still has one more game left. they play at oakland next week the broncos clinched the division. it will be interesting with the oakland game, guys. obviously, this record senior great for peyton manning to carry on his hall of fame career. it doesn't amount to much if the broncos don't find themselves in new jersey playing in the super bowl, guys. >> i'll tell you this, joe carter. peyton manning had a lot less thrown at him yesterday than you did trying to muscle through those clips thank you. as you know, live television is like a fierce defense coming out. >> you were sillky smooth. >> they couldn't throw you, joe. >> thank you, guys. >> america is screaming out. >> can we talk about peyton manning for a second? it is amazing.
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everyone after that neck injury he had, no one thought he was going to be the same. >> you are talking about four neck surgeries for a guy who is 38 at the time-years-old. >> right. >> obviously the broncos took a gamble offering him a $93 million contract. you know, maybe he is saving the best for last. much like his boss did, john elway won a swuper bowl at 37, another at 38. so peyton manning still has a lot to look forward to. as i said the broncos can be a number one seed. if they don't get to the super bowl, it can amount to all for nothing. >> it's unof those things they have been preparing for he says, get used to wearing the glove. that's on his mind. i think the denver broncos prepare for game. it will be cold in denver, so i hope we cannot talk about the weather and talk about the game, itself. >> true. >> everybody knows when you
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throw as much as he does, it's very cold. now, one thing, we talk about how hard it is to come back from serious injury, what itself the story with her resiliency right now? we know she works so hard. >> the deal is she hurt her knee again this 22nd competing in a race if france. her knee continues to give her issues. she obviously is an olympic favorite to win a gold. she already made herself an olympic contender. she won so many points left. obviously the knee injury continues to give her many problems but she insists she will not have surgery until after the olympics. this is her last shot. obviously the next time the olympics she would be 33, almost 34-years-old. so this is it for her. she has worked almost 11 months tirelessly to get back to the situation, where she can compete at a gold level, oofbl, tiger
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woods, her boyfriend, himself, went through many knee surgerys to come back and compete at a high level as well. those two, obviously, leaning on one another at this point. >> thank you very much. i appreciate automatic info this morning. all right, it's time. you have been waiting for it. your morning must-see a. music teachner newark, california, going above and beyond with the amazing christmas music and light display. take a look. [ music playing [ music playing ] >> i love it. this display includes a giant 17-foot guitar that light up to the boat of that old christmas musical the christmas can can music. an all around 70,000 lights were used. get this, not only does he build all of this, himself, he says it was the very first time that he
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decorated his home for the holidays. >> that's setting a high bar for next year. >> oh my goodness. i hope he has kidsinnovative, m annoying. target is apologizing. it could lead to a holiday nightmare. one bank is clamping down on credit card use ahead of christmas. what it can mean for you.
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. >> i threw my whole body weight over my 16-month-old child to save his life. i found my daughter and flung her towards the bathroom to save her life. >> wild weather, deadly storms in the mid-west and part of the east a. little north, crippleing ice storms leaving hundreds of thousands without power. what is the deal from now until christmas? >> shopping nightmare, target hacking millions of debit card holders. lawsuitings are filed against the retailers. the heroes on the bus. look at this video. an out of control school bus filled with kids kareening through an intersection. then two drivers jump forward to stave day.
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they join us live. your "new day" starts right now. >> good morning him welcome to "new day." it is monday, december 23rd, 7:00 in the east. just in time for christmas travel a. weekend of wicked weather. a bizarre of sordid weather and tornadoes and ice storms stretching from north to south. meanwhile, here in new york city, record highs of 70 degrees, an early holiday gift. what is in store? indra peterson fills us in allaal on all of it. >> we saw record-breaking heat into the northeast and, yes, it's hard to believe, this was just the first weekend of
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winter. it's just two days before christmas and a powerful storm system is knocking most of the country into weather extremes, all on one of the busiest travel weeks of the year, freezing rain and snow slammed the middle of the country creating co las slo sheets of ice. in upstate new york, an ice storm knocked out power freezing branches and roadways. a stark difference just a few hours away in new york city, which saw a record high of 71 degrees over the weekend. >> i love i. i feel like it's may in december. >> a dangerous mix of storm, flooding, snow and ice threatens travels plans this week. our neighbors in new york severe storms swept across the south.
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in arkansas, this damage was from a 130 mile tornado. >> i threw my whole body weighing over my 16-month-old child to save his life. i flung my daughter into the bathroom to save her life. >> reporter: this suv went downstream killing three people inside. >> we were hoping to make some rescues. >> sheets of rain and wind report. in charlotte, fans of the new orleans-carolinas panthers game endured drenching game. the guy seemed to have the worst seat in the house as rain cascaded down from the upper deck. flooding in the great lakes had rescuers evacuating a retirement village in la rue, ohio. it's a whacky combo of weather. all right. take a look at what we have already seen. almost 10 inches of flooding in illinois. on the contaft we had all this
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icing, over an inch in upstate new york. we had an ice storm. today, what are we left with? flood watches. we will give you the upstates dates coming up in a few minutes. >> all right. thank you for that. let's look overseas now, new reports of violence in south sudan this morning as president obama raises the stakes on possible military action there. he says, we will do what it takes to protect americans, including sending in more troops. countries have been air lifting people and one evacuation mission left four people wounded after their aircraft came on fire. barbara starr is live with the latest. good morning, barbara. >> reporter: good morning, kate. they did get some americans out, but for u.s. troops, it was a very rough weekend. as thousands in the war torn city faced growing violence. the u.s. evacuated what it believes are the last american citizens, many of them of
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sudanese dissent that want to get out. u.n. aircraft flew them to safety in kenya. the first attempt failed on saturday when three u.s. air force special osprey aircraft were fired on. four u.s. troops were wounded, one seriously and rushed to surgery. >> it's always a very tenuous situation when you are flying into a relatively unknown very hostile environment. the rebels probably ha what's probably former soviet union-type weaponry, those ak-47s out there. >> reporter: all three u.s. aircraft sustained damage, but they were able fly with the wounded 500 miles from south sudan to a safe landing zone in uganda. the wounded troops were then flown on to kenya. it is not clear who fired, but u.s. officials believe they were deliberately targeted. so, americans out of this one
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area of south sudan still americans working for the u.s. government there. those are the ones president obama is, of course, vowing to protect. as for the four wounded u.s. troops, they have recovered enough in this holiday season thankfully to be able to phone their families and speak with them. kate. >> that's good news, barbara, thanks so much for that update. today marks the first major enrollment deadline for obama care t. last chance for people to sign up. president obama says more than 1 million people have already enrolled through federal and state exchanges. still, that's far lower than the administration originally predicted. a new cnn poll shows support for the health care law has hit new lows. for now, athena jones in hon will y honolulu. >> reporter: even with the problem plagued website working better now, our new poll shows
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the president has a long way to go to sell the health care law to the american people t. latest poll by cnn-orc shows the white house has a long way to go to convince the american public the president's signature domestic achieve. obama care is working. support for the affordable care act has dropped to a record low, 35% approve the loss, a 5-point loss. 62% oppose it, despite the president's efforts to defend it. >> despite the website problems, despite the messaging problems, despite all that it's working. >> reporter: the new poll numbers come as republicans continue to rale against obama care. >> the rollout and the idea behind the fact that the federal government could manage appropriately one-sixth of the economy is proving itself erroneous. >> reporter: and as members of the president's own party push to delay until 2015, fines for people who deny bon't buy insur
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until march. >> this is a way to find out the glitches and nuances and find out if the market can produce the products that we need to kep us healthy. >> the administration offered a reprieve to people whose policies are cancelled and haven't been able to find affordable plans on the exchanges. they'll be able to buy catastrophic coverage or be exempted from the fine. while the enrollment is speeding up, states wanting their own exchanges have seen mixed results, making matter worse the drop in support for the law was driven by women. 60% now oppose it compared to 54% in november. >> women oftentimes are the ones making health care decisions in the family. just last week thesfrom and first lady aimed a new push towards mom, hoping they will sell the loss. most respondents ploov they will pay more not less under the new law. 63% said their medical bills
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will increase. 7% expect them to fall. despite the recent jump in people signing up for coverage, the administration is still nowhere near it's goal of 7 million enrolling by the end of march. today's deadline will likely mean a surge in folks trying to sign up on healthcare.gov. another test for the website. chris. >> all right, thank you for that. another headline for you, disaster averted barely when the wing of a british airways jet sliced through part of a brick building at the airport in johannesburg as it was preparing for takeoff. no one was hurt. the passengers weren't going anywhere for a while. neither is the plane, rosie thompkins has more for us in london. what do we know? >> reporter: yes, chris, an incredibly frightening experience for almost 200 people on board this british airways flight intended ford london before it had a chance to take off. it was taxiing, preparing to take off in johannesburg international airport and the wing, i hope you can see on the pictures now, collided with an office building on the side of the taxiway as the plane, of
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course, did not take offer at this stage and thankfully, nobody on board was injured, many understandably shaken up. we were able to speak to one passenger a while ago who described what it was like to be on board when this happened. let's have a listen. >> we were doing a decent rate of speed for taxiing purposes and i just saw this building in front of us. i said to myself, that building looks close, i never thought anything else about it. then within a half a second to a millisecond the plane just smashed into whatever building that is. there's extensive damage to the building. i said, that 747 isn't going anywhere. what blew my mind, once we got off the plane that, wing was probably 3 to 5 metres deep into that building. it wasn't just the tip that penetrated that building. it was like a good portion of the tail end of that wing. >> reporter: the passengers there clearly shocked by the sheer impact of this collision. when it comes down to why this
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happened, the civil aviation authority in south africa said to us that the aircraft travels down a taxiway that was too narrow for it. there is now a full investigation under way, so we'll keep an eye on. that also, it's a very busy time for travel in the holiday season the run up to christmas the aircraft involved the mood and disruptions have not taken place with operations of the airport. travel continues as normal, chris. all right, rosie, thank you for the reporting. nobody in that building got hurt, either. let's get to miguel marquez, he is in for mikaela. he has the top senators. >> the ms have it today. making news the united emirates have sentenced a minnesota man to prison. he got in trouble for a parody video he posted on the internet. he claims he was poking fun at teens in dubai, but authorities claim he broke the country's cyber crime laws and endangered national security. it's back to court today for
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some 40 million customers caught in that massive credit and debit card hack are filing lawsuits claiming target security practices are behind the times. meanwhile, at least one bank is clamping down on shoppers credit card just in time for christmas. cnn's george how sell at a target star in warrenville, illinois. hey, george, what do we know? >> reporter: chris, there you said it. you could call this bad timing. but that would be an understatement. sales are reportedly down. this data breach has cost target customers all of this playing out during a crucial week for sales. some last minute christmas shoppers may be frozen in their tracks because of the massive security breach at target. j.p. morroccan chase the nation's largest bank has them praef temporary placed limits on customers impacted by the hacking. chase clients who shot the u.s. target stores between november 27th and december 15th can now
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only withdraw $100 a day from atms, their daily total spending now capped at $300 with 40 million credit and debit card accounts now considered compromised, irate customers took target to task online. one tweet reads, quote, my bank account got hacked and now i can't finish christmas shopping at target anything to help? another chimed in, the moral of this story, target hacking and chase bankcard limits -- have a backup plan, cash, paper check, gift karkdz one other bank card and other hacked customers are asking why it wasn't noticed sooner. >> i purchased six gift cards at $200. they said say that went for seven, it was denied because i didn't have enough. i think that would have been suspicious. >> reporter: u.s. senators richard blumenthal and chuck schumer are now demag a breach
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from happening again. >> we could get to the bottom of how target's in-store security payment was compromised in order to make sure that target in the future and all other stores adequately protect consumers from this kind of devastating theft. >> reporter: some customers in california have already filed what could become a class action lawsuit against target saying the chain failed to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices. target said on sunday it notified millions of affected customers via e-mail and is working with the secret service and financial institutions to resolve the problem. they also offered customers 10% discounts this weekend as well as free credit monitoring. according to national retail federation, we could see more problems like this in the future, simply because of the magnetic strip on the back of these cards, technology they say
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is also used on cassette disc, cassette tapes i should say, the same technology that can be easily compromised, chris, kate, and copied. >> george, i must make an executive decision. your shot is far too cold. it is impossible to report on television from your current pochlths as important as the target store, you must get to a warmer location or your mouth will fall off. >> you know, chris, you power through it. i'm powering through it. you know. >> you are a very strong man. >> the man i wilt in the cold. we all know it within i'm on location. thank you for reporting to us this morning. >> coming up next. >> i take a shot instead. >> we all would, athena is in honolulu where the president is on vacation. we should take the show on the road. our floor director says, yes, please, next up on "new day," the critic deadline for obama care. this coming while cnn poll
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>> welcome back to "new day, everyone, if you want to get obama care coverage beginning the 1st of the year. this comes as new cnn polling
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numbers show the law has an uphill battle. the administration does in terms of winning support for the loss. what does this all mean? let's turn to chief national correspondent john king to break it down for us. interesting poll numbers coming out. you got the deadline. you also have to go through these numbers. favor when you talk about support, 35% favor the law. 62% oppose. >> you see the ditch the administration has dug for itself. you had to rollout a lot of the president's support herbs. it's he's losing part his own base in the opposition?
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>> here's one number i think is troubling on the question of when we ask people, the amount that you pay for medical care under the new law, look at that, 63% think their medical bills, what they're going to pay is going to increase. only 7% think their bills will decrease t. affordable care act, you got to say, that's a problem. >> it's a problem both from a policy standpoint, economic standpoint for american families. it's a huge problem for the administration politically, kate, if that does not change.
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republicans are their doctors or their plan republicans are counting on it for the political argument. this is president's signature domestic initiative he needs people to warm to it. >> it's health care. >> u got bad facts for the democrats and bad tactics. to be honest, they haven't done well and how it spun as well. that's on them. then you get to the bigger issue for the families. we will not know until we understand the poll. everybody that understands the actuarial tables say. that so you get into this looming problem. i don't understand, maybe you do. what do you do about this going
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forward? if the pool is not big enough, what do you do? if they need to make changes, how do you do it? is there any course for a collusion here? >> the policy snowball and a political snowball t. administration has tried to do a lot, chris. we've talked about i. they've extended some deadlines, changing rules, they're allowing those whose plans got cancelled to buy the bare bones catastrophic policy. the congress wants to push different ideas between democrats and republicans to do more. senator joe manchin, conservative democrat from west virginia said let's delay eight year. if you delay the mandate, a lot of people. >> that means that people who don't have policies right now or want to swap out don't have to. the assumption is a lot of the younger healthier people, you aren't getting them into the pool. it can't be done, can it?
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>> reporter: if it can't be done, you know, it affects the number the maths, the economics. the administration's case is you do that, you essentially say bye-bye obama care as constructed. you have to go back and rewrite a much more modest program. that's what some conservative democrats want. imagine going, this is chaotic enough. confusing enough from a policy standpoint and politically. imagine going through that. >> exactly right t. insurance industry, they're now even saying you can't keep changing horses mid-stream. you can't keep changing this. it's risking kind of debates that pool so they can mackay fordable plans. >> their point is they keep moving the goal post when it changes this dead lean or that deadline or this fact or that fact. it allows people different options through it. the industry, you are right. the industry has been critical. they campaigned to get this passed. they have been reluctant but
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pretty good partners in shaping it together t. industry is saying, hey, wait a minute, you can't keep changing this here. stop the bleeding, it starts to get better. politically by next september, october, next election day in november, people feel a lot better about it. if you go through these numbers, both the enrollment numbers, they are growing. these poll numbers, i hope the president is enjoying the beach. he's got a tough job for the new year. >> sure does, great to see you, john. >> the irony is health care was such a mess already. people need so much help already. >> how can you make it more amess? >> two days to christmas. mikaela's day is time off. the present for you is miguel marquez. >> the holiday plans across the country. people in the south saw drenching rain and tornadoes while the mid-west was covered in ice. more rain, cool and snow
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expected. new york city saw an outbreak of nice weatherch temperatures hitting 70 degrees during the first official weekend of winter. they're expecting it up to near freezing tonight. it will be christmas eve space walk for astronauts on the international space station. they were supposed to be working outside today to fix a problem with the station's cooling systems. issues with a space suit on saturday caused this emto delay the walk. a space spare suit will be used for tuesday's space walk, which is scheduled to be in just after 7:00 a.m. eastern time. and a methodist pastor defrokd after officiating at his sons gay wedding. they invited governor shafer to serve in her region. he does not have authority to restore his credentials but says he would have the same rights. he led a church in lebanon, pennsylvania. he has yet to decide if he would
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accept the position. on friday he appealed the decision to defrock him. "duck dynasty" products are back on the shelves in cracker barrel. they removed the products after phil robertson made harsh anti-gay comments and racially insensitive ones. he says it offended customers. it reversed course after two days. the items included tee shirts, a talking key chain and camouflage jelly beans. remember the movie eternal spotless mind. it may be possible to erase painful memories using shock therapy. i could use some myself. research published detailed an experiment where patients were shown a disturbing story in words and pictures. a week later, they were remained about it and given electroshock. they had no recall of the distressing story. the study could lead to new
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treatments for depression post-traumatic stress disorder and addictions. >> i want to joke, it's ripe for a joke, but there is so much people have in this society today with mental illness and emotionally driven mental illness, anything to alleviate it will be amazing. >> spending time in iraq andiastic, we know the devastating memories for people there. just the horrors that happen. >> absolutely. so that would be amazing research at best. thank you for being here as always. coming up next on "new day," new evidence we need to think before tweeting. a single shopping tweet. later on, comedian steve martin sent his on tasteless jokes. what about all the insensitivity on the internet? we will talk about it. >> teachers taking the wheel when the bus driver loses control. we will talk to them, hear their amazing story all caught on the video you are watching right now.
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. >> it is being called the tweet heard around the world. many racist from a woman named justine sacco. she is now the former head of communications force iac. she sent a controversial tweet before boarding a flight to south africa and was unavailable as her message kicked up a storm of criticism online. this is the latest in a string of controversies including a tweet from steve martin and "duck dynasty" patriarch, how
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real a trend? is it media driven? a lot of interesting questions here. let's bring in from washington cnn senior media correspondent host of reliable sources mr. brian stelter. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> you look very wolf blitzer like over your shoulder. >> it's a foggy morning. it's kind of eerie. >> yet it is appropriate. these are foggy times we are living in. what do we see here? you work with sacco. why do you think this got to where it got? >> partly because there was some sort of irony here. she was a pr person, a public relations professional. if anyone should know better than the post a message like that, it should have been her. i mention a reliable sources yesterday, i would be one of the reporters calling her up, asking her questions about her company from time to time. i never knew her twitter account existed. she was over on twitter in
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relative obscurity. she should have known better sense she works in this industry. >> you know, just for those getting up to speed on this story the tweet was she was going to south africa. she hopes she didn't get aids. she says, i'm just kicked, i'm white. adding to it on her side, her father from south africa, she is going to visit family. she was born in south africa. it kind of plays in her defense. we are not aware. you'd think she would be aware you don't have to live in south africa to understand the aids ep dig and the sensitivities involved t. reaction the hostility the angry the have vi. the company had to ask people to go easy on her. >> reporter: i thought on friday night after her plane was about to land after 12 hours of criticism online the reactions to her were as bad as her post. you know, i would have rather seen people take the higher
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ground and criticize her, you know, without resorting to the personal, without resorting to the vitreol. there were death threats seen on twitter. she hadn't had a chance to tell her story yet. before her plane landed, we didn't know she had been hacked yet. the fact that she's on a plane, she didn't have internet on the plane, she couldn't see what was going on. she couldn't explain herself. i kind of thought that the trial by social medias with just as bad as her initial post. >> you talk about the kangaroo courts. you have a great head on this, help me with this. you have sacco. you then have steve martin. someone asks him how he is doing, like grammar things with his twitter followers. he makes a joke on how to spell le sonia, are you in an arkin american or italian restaurant. he deletes it, says this was insurance e insensitive, i'm an italian american, i didn't think
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he was insensitive. he did, people did. the reaction is harsh. we have the father with a 4-year-old running next to him. he is chideing his child, run fast ever, you are going to be a football player. in each of these instances the reactions are so vicious. it makes me wonder what's going on, because that's new to me, brian, your take. >> maybe it's we have higher standards, steve mart isn't a celebrity. we expect some humor from him. we are sensitive to people that seem to be getting themselves in hot water. i think he was careful to delete that tweet and quickly apologize. he followed with a playbook so to speak. justine sacco couldn't. she was on a plane. she finally apologized yesterday after a day-and-a-half passed by t. truth about the twitter and facebook and internet in general, there were hateful swamps wherever you go. i for one try to avoid those
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swamps. i think viewers at home probably should, too. once in a while, you see racist sensitive messages, it shocks us. it's understandable why we react. why we want to know why people post these things. i think people have to make sure they keep on the higher ground and not resort to being as insensitive or as mean as the original comments. >> the hypocrisy is stark. i feel it's pushing the tone in general. are you now in the pond with the rest of us, brian. you will see now, will you start feeling those little teeth on your ankles of what happens online here in cable, especially. i feel like the stone shifting in a bad way. it's no longer, hey, stelter, you are a good looking guy, you are a smart guys, it's now you are a dummy. are you lucky if that's all it is. i feel it is bleeding into what is allowable on many levels. that's the concern, isn't it?
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>> reporter: that may be the positive when we have a justine sacco case. when we get the fever swamps of the internet. i think it probably prods people to think twice orally the times before they post something or criticize someone else. another silver lining is that there has been more do naegs to aids groups in africa in the last couple days. i at least find that to be a positive part of this whole crazy story. >> for you, it is, indeed, a silver lining. it would be nice if in situations that are ugly we can find ways to do better, which is one of my favorite hashtags on twitter. brian sterlt, great to have you with us. you are doing great so far. enjoy yourself. stay off twitter. >> reporter: you are good on twitter. >> defend me on twitter, instead. >> reporter: i'll chime in. >> thanks, chris. an american sentenced to a year in prison in the united emirates, his crime, potting a
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parody video. we will be talking to his brother about the sentence coming up. also, it could have been a very tragic story. instead, it was a close call caught on camera. we are talking with two teachers, two heroes who helped save a bus filled with. .
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. >> welcome back to "new day," let's get a look at the weather after a crazy weekend. >> that's a good word to describe it. there is a lot going on.
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we have all of these extremes out there. first, let's take a look at new england into the northeast. we are dealing with a leftover of icing out there. then let's go to the south. heavy rain with flooding concerns with the warmer weather still kind of kicking through the area. we are going to be watching as that front makes its way offshore, taking its time off carolina, still, overnight tonight, we will be talking about rain in that area. let's continue the trend the ice the snow, off to the great lakes, still another one to three inches in that region when will these changes take place? really the big difference will be through christmas eve, christmas day, you will be talking temperatures 30 to 40 degrees that's the question everyone has been asking, where are we going to see a white christmas. right now it doesn't seem they
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pre pressive. maybe around great lake, a dusting of snow. that's kind of my question, white christmas for me means snowing as it's coming down. not everyone thinks that. what do you think, on the ground or snowing. >> i haven't thought of it that way. >> i think of it coming down. >> shopping mall, los angeles, takes snoerks thatw, that's wha. >> i want to see it. it does me no good to walk through it without the beautiful part, right? >> i think you're 100% right. i'm just a little ashamed that i've never thought of it. >> done. >> a little -- >> that's it. i've had it. i have to go to the couch. in fact, we all do because for this next story we need to gather around in is great. you've seen the video a little bit. we're going to tell you the story now. these amazing teachers. please, to the couch. >> to the couch. >> that's mine. >> that's mine.
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>> that's mine. >> wrong car. >> it's mine, kyle. >> revenge is best served with 272 horses. give the best offer of the season now. lease the premium car maintenance included. >> let's go to the couch. walk. couch activities. >> i'm getting into it. >> to the couch, i'm ready. two teachers from south carolina are being called her res, because they are. why? they saved a bus full of children. they lept into action after the driver became dissorry ended. took the wheel. stopped the because from rolling over after veering into a ditch. we're happen p by to welcome fourth grade teacher amy ryan arou and sign language expert. thank you for being here with us on "new day." >> thank you. >> help us understand what happened here. you're in the bus as you saw it, how did you get into this situation?
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>> well, it was kind of surprising. you can see from the video i was about to sit back and get a little shut eye. that's when i heard the screaming, the stop, stop sign being yelled. i looked up and noticed we were about to roll through that intersection without stopping. and the bus driver, he did make a little bit of a turn p. that put us through the intersection to the ditch and as we came back out that's when i was able to jump up and grab the wheel to help out. >> so what's your best sense about why you blew through the stop sign and use wound up in this situation? we use the word disorieted? >> we're not sure exactly even at this moment what happened to the bus driver. i do remember we were all yelling stop, stop, stop! and it didn't appear that he even put the brakes on at all. so i can't even speculate what happened. but it didn't appear that he --
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he didn't say anything, so disoriented, i guess, is the best word to describe what happened. >> so lee grabs the steering wheel. and then you jump into action. what's going through your mind because you basically it looks like jump over him to then hit the brakes in order to help the bus stop. what do you think thinking when this is all happening? >> honestly, i remember thinking, i have seen this on the news. i cannot believe this is -- i'm in this situation, this is happening to me. at that moment i don't think i was fearful. i was very scared when we went through the stop sign. i was very scared when we -- when it felt like we were going to tip. at that moment, when i actually went over the bus driver to get to the brakes, i don't think i was scared at that moment. i just knew the bus had to stop. >> it's one of those situations where you -- they always say you don't think about what you're doing, and we didn't. once the bus came out of the dip
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we just jumped up and started acting. >> your reactions were so quick. hearing the kids' voices on that video is the most disturbing, the screams. when this bus finally came to a stop, what happened in that bus? >> we both -- what i think is truly amazing is that there were two other teachers on the bus, mr. morris and myself. and nobody said anything. we all just did something. lee made calls to 911 and the police. i called the school. the other two teachers were consoling the children. so -- and once the bus came to a stop, the screams ended, the children were crying, some of them, but they were very, very calm. so it didn't -- it wasn't a chaotic situation, which we're so thankful for. it could have been. very scary. but i think the children trusts us, which i think is a big deal.
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that's sort of what i keep thinking about is how much trust they put in us. >> they certainly do now. we're tealing with a tennder ag, fourth graders, 9-year-olds. amy, you've got some serious rise, the way you catapulted up over that driver, do you think that was adrenaline or do you think you have track star background that allowed you to do that? >> i run a little bit but i don't think that had anything to do with it. i think i just wanted it stopped. >> i mean, that was amazing. so many families for you guys now, amazing presents, those families, coming to them. >> a parent even riding behind the bus who said, the way she described it, is she felt so powerless seeing it teetering on the point where it could tip over. i can only imagine how thankful they are for you guys this year. >> lee, amy, thank you for being here. being heroes. i don't care if you don't like
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the word, that's what it is. >> thank you. >> all the best of the holidays to you and your families. >> you, as well. >> amazing when you see that video. >> most do nothing. >> i know. >> in a situation like that. shocked. >> scared. >> shocked. >> scared. sure, you're scared. >> and not sure what's going on. for them to jump on that driver. he even got out of the seat. >> extraordinary to do anything, moving the driver, getting around, and her with that carl lewis move there. amazing. >> good to highlight them, too. coming up next on "new day," we now know his fate. the american held in prison in the united arab emirates for posting a joke video online. he gets a one-year sentence. his brother will be joining us live to tell us what is next in their fight to bring their brother back. and a dad blasted online after this. it's him and his 4-year-old. he's having him run alongside his car, being tough and faster for football. it's getting called parent abuse. people are all over them. death threats.
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situation here. we were hoping to make some rescues. >> travel trouble. deadly twister, dangerous ice storms, and elsewhere, record warmth. what's going on? we're giving you your christmas predictions coming up. an american prisoner in american united arab emirates. his family joins us live to reabout to the news. tough love or going too far?
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this kid forced to run while his dad drives alongside him yelling trying to get him in shape for football. parents are blasting him. the dad is speaking out. you decide. your "new day" continues right now. >> this is "new day" with chris cuomo, kate balduan. >> good morning. it's monday, december 23rd. 8:00 in the east. if there ever was a weekend where the weather left you scratching your head, this was it. out in the midwest or northeast you were dealing with snow and ice. some of it deadly. in the southeast, heavy storms bringing flooding into your neighborhood. if you came to new york city by chance you were lucky to enjoy unusually balmy weather while admiring the christmas decorationss. those two things don't go together in new york city. what happened this weekend? >> a lot of these things don't go together. an inch of ice in the northeast. ten inches of rain in the
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midwest. severe thunderstorms in the southeast. you just mean that record-breaking heat in the east. this is all on a first weekend of winter. it's just two days before christmas and a powerful storm system is knocking most of the country into weather extremes, all on one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. freezing rain and snow slammed in the middle of the country creating colossal sheets of ice on the roofs ofs these outlet shops in oklahoma city. in the east, unseasonable warmth. in upstate new york an ice storm knocked out power, freezing branches and roadways. a stark difference just a few hours away in new york city which saw a record high of 71 degrees over the weekend. >> i love it. it feels like it's may in december. >> reporter: a dangerous mix of storms, flooding, snow, and ice threatens travel plans this week. and our neighbor to the north isn't immune. >> there it goes. >> reporter: toronto, canada,
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seeing one of its worst ice storms in recent memory. severe storm swept across the south. in arkansas this damage was from 130 mooil per hour tornado. >> threw my body weight on my 16-month-old child to save his life. >> reporter: in nelson county, kentucky, rushing flood waters swept an suv downstream killing three people inside. >> we knew we had a terrible situation here. we were hoping to make some rescues. >> sheets of rain and wind. >> reporter: in charlotte, fans of the new orleans carolina panthers had drenching rain. this guy had the worth seat in the house. flooding in the great lakes had rescuers evacuating a retirement village in ohio. for nearly 94 million expected travelers it's a wacky combo of weather. >> let's look at it by the numbers. seeing almost ten inches of rain in illinois. about five inches through
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indiana. we did mention the ice as well. deaf nfinitely concerns left th morning. the biggest concern moving forward is going to be lea i have rain from the mid atlantic down to the southeast. we're going to break all that down for you coming up in a few minutes. chris and kate. >> thank you. the u.s. is getting deeper into the situation in south sudan, africa. president obama says he will do what it takes to protect americans there's i cluding military action. this comes after u.s. aircraft stoent evacuate americans were fired on over the weekend. the state department says some 15 americans were successfully airlifted out on sunday. pentagon correspondent barbara starr is here with the latest. this was the concern, barbara. at first, just to protect the embassy but now it looks like the u.s. has to get in deeper? >> at the moment the president says he's going to reserve the option of putting troops back in there if they need to protect american interests. the embassy, other american interests are people in south sudan. this war has just burst into
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massive violence. thousands of south sudanese and werners trapped into these u.n. compounds as the fighting rages around them. the u.s. troops who tried to evacuate americans on saturday before the successful attempt really extraordinary what happened to them. they got fired on from the ground. three osprey aircraft took gunfire. all three aircraft were hit, all three were damaged. four u.s. troops wounded. one seriously. those aircraft, full of bullet holes, managed to fly 500 miles back to uganda and land. the good news right now is the four u.s. troops have recovered enough to be able to have this holiday season to telephone their families, call home and tell them they're okay. the first beg deadline for the health care law is at midnight tonight. americans must enroll before then in order to have insurance coverage on january 1st. but new poll numbers show
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support for obamacare is dropping and dropping fast, it appears. so what can we expect with this deadline looming? more now from athena jones live in honolulu. good morning. >> good morning, kate. the president said friday more than a million people have signed up for health plans through either the state or federal marketplaces since october 1st, but our new polls show that the job of selling the health care law to the american people is far from complete. the latest poll by cnn/orc shows the white house has a long way to go to convince the american public the president's obamacare is working. support for the affordable care act has dropped to a record low, 35% approve of the law. a five-point droch in a month. 62% oppose it,s despite the president's efforts to defend it. >> despite the website problems, despite the messaging problems, despite all that, it's working. >> reporter: the new poll numbers come as republicans
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continue to rail against obamacare. >> the rollout and the ideas behind the fact that the federal government could manage appropriately 1/6 of the economy is proving itself erroneous. >> reporter: and as members of the president's own party pushed a delay until 2015, fines for people who don't buy insurance by the end of march. >> this whole 2014 will be a transitional year to find out where our glitches are and our little nuances that we have to work through and find out if the market can produce the products that we need to keep this -- keep us healthy. >> reporter: the administration did offer a reprieve last week to people whose policies are being canceled and haven't been able to find affordable plans on the exchanges. they will be able to buy catastrophic coverage or be exempted from the fine. while enrollment is speeding up, states running their own exchanges are mixed results. making matters worse for the white house, the drop in support for the law is driven by women,
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60% now oppose it, compared to 54% in november. >> women oftentimes are the ones making the health care decisions in the family. >> reporter: just last week the president and first lady launched a renewed push aimed at moms hoping they will help sell the law. and in another sign of bad news, most poll respondents believe they're going to pay more, not less, under the new law. 63% said their medical bills will increase. just 7% expect them to fall. and despite their recent jump in people signing up for health coverage the administration is still far away from its goal of 7 million people enrolling by the end of march. today's deadline is likely to see a surge in folks trying to sign up through healthcare.gov. officials say 3/4 of a million people visited the site between midnight on friday and noon on sunday. chris? >> all right, appreciate the report. we have breaking developments now over night in the case of that american charged in the united arab emirates for making a parody video.
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after spnding close to nine months in custody he is finally learned his fate. a prison sentence. in a moment kate will talk to the brother of shezanne cassim. first, sarah is in abu dhabi with the latest. >> chris, you know this case had a lot of people scratching their head and people coming forward to try to help shezanne cassim and his four friends jailed for that parody video on the uae. the judge sentenced cassim and two other foreign nationals to one year in prison and $10,000 dirham fine. maybe credit for time served. still waiting to confirm that. if so he may get out earlier than full calendar year. he may get out actually in the next couple of weeks but we're waiting to confirm that. again, this case, a lot of people wondering what's going on here. this was supposed to be a funny video, a parody. if you watch it all of the way through it's hard to tell why anything would upset a government but certainly the uae did not see it that way.
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the judge convicting all five people, including two locals, also convicted. they were given an eight-month sentence with a $5,000 dirham fine. the uae doesn't think it's funny. they sentence and convicted all five men. the families are just hoping and there were tears in court, hoping that they're gob to be able to get their loved ones home soon. kate? >> thank you so much, sarah. let's continue this discussion with the brother of shezanne. you're just learning of this news, just this morning. the last time we talked you were trying to remain hopeful that your brother would return by christmas. clearly it seems that's not going to be the case. first off, what is your understanding of what this sentence means? as our reporter was saying there's a possibility this one-year sentence could be -- could include time served. what's the family's understanding? >> we don't have confirmation yet, kate. all we do know is that this is
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his 260th day in prison. and it looks like he's going to be spending more time in prison. >> and obviously this is nowhere near what you wanted to hear coming out of the courtroom this morning. how is the family handling this? >> we are absolutely hurt and outraged by this, kate. this is not justice. he's already been in jail for eight months. it looks like he's going to have to spend more time in jail. and, you know, we were hoping to have him home for christmas, and it's just -- it doesn't look like it's going to happen. >> i know your mother has been taking this particularly hard. understandably so. how is she? >> she is really upset and it's difficult to console her. she is really upset. >> would not even call it a silver lining, but the one good thing is you have been able to communicate off and on with shezanne. he has been able to call you. when was the last time you heard from him? how is he doing now? >> he was able to make a phone
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call us to yesterday for a few minutes. he is frustrated. he's going stir crazy in his prison cell. and he just wants to get out and come home. >> a one-year sentence. we don't know, of course, what it means, but a one-year sentence, as we would view it here in the united states, as a complete parody video. you now have comedians of the likes of will farrell coming out to try to support your brother saying this is outrageous this would go this far. you call it a silly situation the last time we talked. will you ever imagine this would be the sentence your brother would be facing? >> not at all, kate. this is horrifying. you know, the uae tries to position itself as being this modern society with its film festivals and dubai is trying to host the world expo 2020. this tells the world that it's not as modern as it likes to make people think it is. >> i know that you have been trying in some communication with u.s. government officials to try to get some assistance to
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they can somehow intercede and help out there. have you heard from them? have they been helpful enough? >> kate, it doesn't look like they've had any success in their attempts to affect the situation. >> are you frustrated by that or does it just seem that they just haven't been able to get through? >> it just doesn't look like they've been able to have any affect on the situation. >> so what do you do now? is it all over? do you just wait? >> we -- we aren't sure what we're going to do now. we really wanted to have him home. it's not going to happen. we just don't know what our next step is going to be. >> it's that unknown, i'm sure, is the worst part of this, not knowing how much longer you're going to have to wait to see your brother. >> absolutely. we just don't know how much longer he's going to have to be in there. >> and i can sense your frustration understandably so. what would your -- you've tried to be very measured throughout this morning when we've had
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conversations because you were hoping for a different outcome. but what now is your message to the uae? >> this is -- it was a comedy video with no intent to harm anybody, and it was made clear that it was a fictional video, it was a comedy video with no intent to harm. and it was pretty clear and he's already been in there for eight months and there's no reason why he has to -- he should have to spend any more time in jail. we don't feel that this is justice. >> and important note, at the beginning of the video it says very clearly this is an act of fiction. before the video even airs you can see that clearly. shervon, thank you for coming in. i wish it was under different circumstances. we will continue to follow this story. >> thanks very much, kate. >> all right. let's he'd over to miguel marquez. >> good stuff there, kate,
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thanks. here's a heed liadlines. two members of an all women punk band is freed. they were found guilty of hooliganism in 2012 after performing songs critical of vladimir putin. last week they approved an amnesty plan. one woman said her release seems more like a publicity stunt than an act of amnesty. former nba star dennis rodman left north korea this morning without meeting leader kim jong-un but rodman did tell a reporter in beijing he's not disappointing saying he will see him xwan again. he was there to train local basketball players for an exhibition game next month to mark the north korea leader's birthday. a federal judge is set to consider a request today from the state of utah to block gay weddings that have been taking place since friday when a federal judge overturned the state's same-sex ban. lawyers for the state want the ruling put on hold while they appeal. on sunday a federal appeals
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court rejected the request to stay the ruling on technical grounds. several dozen animal rights activists protest outside seaworld's gatsz calling for an end to killer whale shows. the move comes in the weak of "black fish" which expose the practice of capturing and training whales. fallout from the film has prompted eight of ten music acts to cancel planned appearances at a concert series next year. seaworld calls the criticism, without merit. 150 years after his civil war heroics lieutenant alonzo cushing is poised to to get it. if president obama agrees, cushing will have waited the longest to close to 3500 recipients to receive the medal of honor. that is absolutely amazing. crazy. >> absolutely is. thanks. >> what a battle.
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>> exactly right. >> absolutely. epic battle that at least his family, the generation that have come sense. >> it's incredible that that does not go away. people still seek that. >> they want the validation and they deserve it. thank you very much. >> thanks. coming up next on "new day," a jet's wing tears through part of a building at johannesburg airport. the story behind these amazing photographs. ahead. and critical spacewalk put on hold. why? wardrobe malfunction. we'll tell you why there's a need for a space cute swap. [ sniffles, coughs ] shhhh! i have a cold with this annoying runny nose. [ sniffles ] i better take something. [ male announcer ] dayquil cold and flu doesn't treat all that. it doesn't? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast-acting antihistamine. oh, what a relief it is! impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain,
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welcome back to "new day." this morning there is trouble in space. a second emergency spacewalk to fix a cooling system on the international space station is postponed. the reason, something that has happened before, faulty space suits. cnn's alexandra field joins us with that. >> these are 35-year-old space suits. it's con receivable that issues will arise. in this case, an issue with the suit cease cooling system. nasa says the astronaut was not in harm's way because of the problem, but they also say that they won't risk sending him back out in the same suit. >> it's just one of these verify there are no red exposed. >> nasa astronauts on a mission to make repairs at the international space station spent 5 1/2 hours saturday on a high stakes spacewalk and they'll do it again christmas eve. >> we'll good with that. >> if you thought you holidays had high drama, it doesn't compare. >> i got the hitch pinned on the
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first try. >> that's awesome, rick. >> it's sort of like a really complex ballet with only two performers. >> reporter: the astronauts rick mastracchio and michael hopkins has removed a faulty pump needed to cool the equipment on the space station. >> i got it. >> nice work, rick. >> reporter: a new pump was supposed to be installed today but will now be delayed until tomorrow after potential problems with his space suit was discovered saturday. >> the only issue that i personally is having here, it's very, very cold. >> one of the suits showed maybe a sign that it got a lit water into the evaporator on the back, on the flash evaporator which cools the suit when you're outside. >> reporter: nasa says the astronaut wasn't in danger and that the issue with the space suit isn't related to what happened in july. that's when italian astronaut nearly drowned after water leaked into his helmet. a reminder of the dangerous nature of the work being done 220 miles above earth.
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>> astronaut is off structure. >> reporter: the recent hit movie "gravity" puts a highly dramatized science fiction spin on the risks of space work, risks every astronaut on every mission understands. >> the movie "gravity" is a good movie but you probably don't want to watch that in space. >> reporter: maybe not, he will have a new space suit ready to wear when he and hopkins goes back out on tuesday. nasa only has 12 space suits that in are use. the crew has a spare space suit with them. it's going to be refitted and put back together so the astronaut can head back out in it tomorrow. >> 35 years old, you might think it's time to change that up. >> may be time for an upgrade. maybe the look has changed. >> i get they're expensive. it's not just about the fashion but when it's dang rou, you know? >> absolutely. they're customized. >> of course. thanks. coming up next, the shocking scene involving a british airways jet, a wing, see it right there, cuts right through a building at an airport.
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how could something like this happen? we're going to take a closer look. plus, here is some video to look at. dad is doing this to his 4-year-old little man or shocked it is national news. you may not believe how vicious some of the reaction has been to what you're watching right now. the story and the response ahead. [ male announcer ] for every late night, every weekend worked, every idea sold... ♪ ...you deserve a cadillac, the fastest growing full-line luxury brand in the united states. including the all new 2014 cadillac cts, motor trend's 2014 car of the year. get the best offers of the season on our award winning products. like a 2014 ats and srx. hurry in, offers end january 2nd. [ male announcer ] what kind of energy is so abundant, it can help provide the power for all this? natural gas.
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welcome back to "new day." let's get back to that bizarre incident in south africa. the wing of a british airways
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jet prepared for takeoff slicing right through part of a building at the johannesburg airport. what more are we learning, rosy? >> yes, kate, an extremely terrifying incident, almost 200 passengers who were on board this british airways flight intended for london. one, it was taxiing, preparing to takeoff from johannesburg to international. the wing in the aircraft collided with the building on the side of the taxiway. thankfully nobody on board the flight itself was injured, although we understand that four people in the actual building did sustain slight injuries, but are fine. that confirmed to us by the civil aviation authority in south africa. now, those on board thankfully not injured but understandably very shaken up by what they saw and what they felt. we were able to speak to one passenger just a short while ago who described what it was like to be onboard. let's have a listen. >> we were doing a decent rate
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of speed for purposes on the runway and i just saw this building in front of us. i said to myself, man, that building looks close. but i never thought anything else about it. and then within half a second the millisecond, the plane just smashed into the -- whatever building that is. there's extensive damage to the building. that 747 is not going anywhere. what blew my mind is once we got off the plane that wing was probably three of five meters deep into that building. so it wasn't just the tip that penetrated the building. it was like a good portion of the tail end of that wing. >> passengers there very clearly shocked by the sheer impact of the collision. a full investigation is under way. civil aviation authority tell us the aircraft traveled down a taxiway that was too narrow for it. we'll see how the investigation develops and we'll bring you more when we have it. >> thank you very much, rosie. and here are the five things to know for your new day. a bizarre mix of weather across
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the country is spawning tornadoes, ice storms, snow, and record-setting warmth. and more storms today could cause problems if you plan to travel today. today is the deadline, as well, to apply for coverage to the affordable care act. have coverage in the new year. a new cnn poll shows a big drop in public support for the law. down to 35%. the american held in the united arab emirates for posting a parody video that mocks teenager's life it in country has been sentenced to one year in prison. shezanne cassim has a fine followed by deportation. dennis rodman returning from another trip to north korea. rodman didn't get to see kim jong-un this people. but he says the visit was awesome. peyton manning can add one more accolade to his distinguished career. he broke the record for touchdown passes in a single season with 51 total on the year. if he has one more chance to do
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even better. we are always updating the five things to know, so go to newday.com for the latest. >> miguel, thank you very much. we want to talk to you now about this controversial video. okay? it's a father, he's got his 4-year-old running next to his car or his truck or whatever and he's talking to him about football and all these things. in order to judge, first you must watch it, then we'll tell you what the father says. then we'll talk about the reaction. here's the video. >> faster. see how fast we're going. come on, run faster. going eight miles an hour. pick that [ bleep ] up. come on, faster. come on. i don't want to hear your excuses. run or i'm going to run [ bleep ] over. come on. [ horn ] better hurry up. that's what i thought. you better grab another gear. >> all right. so that's the relevant part of the video. nothing worse happened than that, nothing really else happens. there was a huge reaction, very
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huge. >> huge. >> a lot of it very vicious. the father's explanation first before we begin the discussion. here's what he had to say. >> see how fast we're going top run faster. going eight miles an hour. pick that [ bleep ] up. come on. >> it was just a playful moment between a father and son who had just got back from watching the cowboys get beat again. and him wanting to have aspirations to play football. >> that's how he explains it. now, lets bring in a psychotherapist here because we have to understand what's going on from the psychological perspective on it and contributor for babycenter.org. robi ludwig. i love you. this one is a head scratcher for me. the father says they were coming back, seat belt controversy going on. get out. the kid gets out. do you see anything in it that gives you pause? >> when i first heard about this story i was like, my god -- >> heard about it. >> heard about it.
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it sound ied like corporal punishment. sending your kid out to run for not having his safety belt on seemed outrageous. when i saw the video it did not look as harsh to me. the child did not seem upset. the child was not crying. he didn't seem distressed. the interaction between father and son, they seem to have a relationship. so if i did not know that the result or the end result was a result of punishment or for this kid not being in a seat belt i would not think anything of this video. it didn't look that harsh to me. >> which then you -- begs the question, what do you make of the reaction online to this video? i mean, this man received death threats because of it. >> yeah. >> that's a little extreme, right? >> absolutely. i mean, doesn't that, the kind of violent reaction online that people seem to have these days to videos, kind of situations like this, that should be part of the conversation, too, what do you think? >> i think it's so interest that the people who are most harsh
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tend to be homicidal or direct this real aggressive rage towards parents. listen, when it comes to parenting, many people are very judgmental. i mean, parenting is a gray area, what is right. there is no definitive right. so i think that leaves a lot of room for judgmentalness. but it's striking. i mean, we know that in terms of families, there there's a range. there's always those healthy and unhealthy type of interactions. the question i have is, you know, does the punishment really, is it befitting and does it teach the child a lesson? does this child actually now know he needs to keep his safety belt on? otherwise, you know, if you're not teaching a lesson then maybe you're not being effective parent. but being effective and being abusive are two different things. >> isn't this the thing, the father is rude to the kid and is this teaching the kid to react to the outside world as well,
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using foul language, making him run out in front, scaring him by honking the horn. >> no, it seems like a very machoesque approach. i would never recommend it or do it as a part. having said that, the ultimate question is, how does the child feel, does the child feel abused by his father, did he feel afraid or upset? i just didn't see that in the video. >> we'll have to wait for the book to come out. >> right. his future therapist will now know all the answers. >> what is your take though on why it becomes such a big deal and why in the name of defending the sensitivity toward a child do people reflectively become so insensitive and defensive? why did this happen? why are we here? >> i think it has to do with parental insecurity. no parent, as trained as they are, ever has a secure sense that they are in the right. so when we now have these viral
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vid videos, we can look at somebody else and it's judgment tv and say that person is a horrible parent. comparatively, any parent who is in that judgment mode can feel i'm in the right and feel a false sense of security. >> i looked at some of the tweets as this was going on. it struck me, you know, you're saying to this guy, i can't believe what you're doing with this kid, now scarred with this. what do you think your kids are going to think when they read these tweets that you're putting out there and people, these ugly, vicious sentiments or something you have no business opining on in the first place, let alone blowing it out of proportion. people need to think, before i write this, forget about being the one who is going to get attacked, but when i'm responding, maybe someone will read these tweets, a boss, friend, child. they're going to see how i'm reacting to things and judge me. >> the golden rule. treat others. >> i think people think when it's anonymous they can just say anything. >> right. >> it has to do more with them, the person writing it than what they're actually saying . families are scared into their
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house now. >> that shouldn't be. >> i also kind of shocked to the level of constantly amazed at the level people will take videos and post them online. there is something to that as well. why -- why would your do that? >> that's right. >> also don't have all the information. we don't know. we can't tell about this father's parenting 24/7 from this slice of life that we're seeing. i mean, i know i could look at some videos of myself and be frightened by something i said or did, it's not that bad, but i'm just saying it doesn't reveal the whole picture. i think everybody needs to really take a step back and keep that in mind. >> right. >> take a breath. >> take a breath. >> as much as i want to defend the family and help them, the best advice for them, even the media is not your friend. stay quiet. it will past. >> don't post anymore. >> it will move on. >> stop posting videos. >> thanks, robi. great to see you. coming up next, more trouble for some target customers. information stolen in a massive hack attack. now a bank is saying they're
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♪ definitely a lucky day for one dog from massachusetts. take a look at this video. golden retriever named crosby. she's out with her owner when she fell into the charles river. the owner called 911 but, you know, when you're in that situation you can't stand between this street and this street. you're in the woods. dispatchers were able to track the gps on the caller's cellphone helping them narrow down the location and they put on those cold water survival gear suits in order to go in. they jumped right in, pulled crosby out to safety, to shore,
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and she's said to be doing just fine. she's a nice little blanket, i'm sure now. >> miguel and i were just admiring your broadcast excellence, we were also saying i can't believe these first responders, the situations that they put themselves in to to save people, pets. >> especially when it comes to an animal is completely in panic. you can make the situation worse as the first responders are trying to help her out. >> i love how the dog is clinging to the responder almost. it's amazing. >> she's like, just get me out of here. >> poor thing. >> so cute. >> miserable. >> miserable. >> put himself into a dangerous situation. lucky outcome was good and happy family because they got their pooch back. >> good practice for the emergency workers as well in the event they have to do this for -- >> true, true. well said. everybody wins. >> everybody wins. win-win. all right. moving on now. we have news for you about that massive credit card hack at target. the "wall street journal" reports sales were down this weekend despite a very public apology and promises of discounts. meanwhile, making matters worse,
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at least one big bank is clamping down on those same shoppers buying power if they were shopping at target during the hack attack. why? let's bring in cnn's george howell at a target store in warrenville, illinois. what do we know? >> reporter: chris, good morning. talk about bad timing. there are reportedly three class action lawsuits. sales are reportedly down. and all of this is playing out during a crucial shopping week. some last-minute christmas shoppers may be frozen in their tracks because of the massive security breach at target. jpmorgan chase, the nation's largest bank, has temporarily placed limits on those customers, potentially impacted by the hacking. chase clients who shopped at u.s. target stores between november 27th and december 15th can now only withdraw $100 a day from atms, their daily total spending now capped at $300.
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with 40 million credit and debit card accounts now considered compromis compromised, irate customers took target to task online. one tweet reads, quote, my bank account got hacked and now i can't finish christmas shopping. anything to help? another chimed in. the moral of this story, target hacking and chase bankcard limits have a backup plan, cash, paper checks, gift cards, one other bank card. and other hacked customers are asking why it wasn't noticed sooner. >> they purchased six gift cards at $200 and as the person at the bank told me they went for a seventh and it was denied because i didn't have enough. and i just think that would have been suspicious. >> reporter: u.s. senators richard bloomi ing that and chu schumer are demanding immediate federal investigations to prevent a breach like this from happening again. >> we can get to the bottom of how target's in-store payment security was compromised in order to make sure that target
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in the future and all other stores adequately protect consumers from this kind of devastating theft. >> reporter: some customers in california have already filed, could become a class action lawsuit against target saying the chain, quote, failed to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices. target said on sunday it notified millions of effected customers via e-mail and is working with the secret service and financial institutions to resolve the problem. they almost offered customers 10% store wide discounts this weekend as well as free credit monitoring. >> reporter: so the question, could we see more of this sort of thing? the national retail federation says yes simply because of the magnetic strip on the back of those cards, the same technology they say is used on cassette tapes. technology, kate, that can be easily compromised and copied. >> all right, george.
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thank you so much. let's head back over to look at the forecast. it's clearly cold where george is. >> just a tad. guess? 17 degrees right now. feels like three. i just need one hand like a little kid for him. three degrees. thank you, george, for being a trooper and letting me be indoors today. we are still talking about freezing rain in new england and maine right now. only looking for about another quarter of an inch and it sdgo . really just late morning. the other side of this. heavy rain, only about an inch, kind of in the main cities here. either way, one to three inches is possible for the mid atlantic back down to the southeast. so, yes, some flooding concerns will be out there. carolinas, it looks like it's not relieving an exit until overnight or early hours of tomorrow morning. we've already done ice, rain, let's go to the snow. yes, around the lakes today, still dusting. more than a dusting. one to three inches still in the region expected today. i think the temperatures, that's the big one everyone is really talking about. look at these extremes. again, tampa, 72 right now. bismarck, not even 23, that
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would be cold enough. negative 23 right now. that temperature spread huge across the country. more unique is where we should be in the morning. the coolest time of the day. typically right now, d.c., 31 degrees. this morning you are 59 degrees. that's as cold as you got. unfortunately that cold front will be going through today. so actually get colder as we go throughout the day. that's what we're going to have to be watching. yes, all the fun is gone. temperatures are going back down. new york city going from 60 to 30 by christmas day. it's good. it's a holiday. you want it cold. boston going down to 23. a good 40-degree temperature change here and 48 hours. that's the big story other than, of course rs white christmas. who gets it? alberta clipper. the only hope we have out here. this guy is going to quickly go through so maybe around the great lakes. couple of inches of snow. and that is about it for my definition as we discussed for a white christmas. >> there's no way this could change? i'm still holding out. >> in the weather world anything can change. just for you this time, i like it though. >> thank you. >> i went through the lyrics to
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welcome back to "new day." could your dietary supplements tell you? new studies suggest they account for nearly 20% drug related liver injuries that leave its users in the hospital. among the greate esest offender body builder supplements and green tea extract. let's talk about this more with assistant professor of medicine at nyu medical center. i was reading about this. it really is startling. talking about 20% of drug related liver injuries. that's up from 7% a decade ago. >> that's right. so we're seeing an increase in this very severe type of liver injury which can leaded to need of liver trans plant or death. rare cases but they do happen. i think what americans need to realize these dietary supplements, vitamins, body building supplements, diet pills
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that are not prescription, not regulated by the fda. . virtually anyone can go out there, put together a whatever ingredients they want, and sell it without any type of regulation on efficacy and safety. >> what are people getting wrong when they take the supplements? >> well, people sort of assume if you see it in a store, it's been vetted on some level. and that's just not the case. now, i'm not saying all supplements are unsafe but just don't know. you don't know which ones are. you don't know if they've put some added ingredients in there that they haven't really told anyone about because no one is taking them out and testing them. the fda only looks at the supple ms if there had been adverse events reported. up to the manufacturer to really report them. >> that's the big one. >> do we know they're going to do that? >> they're called supplements. it's up to the company to report. that's a big barrier to entry. however, it is the season when people start taking things to lose weight right after the holidays. when you're dealing with your
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liver you're not always going to have pain symptoms. what should people know if they're on these supplements? >> i think the best advice is speak to your doctor about your specific supplement. let them do a little research and find out if it's safe for you considering other medications you might be taking. they canned a least look at the ingredients. they may not be sure that what the label says is there n. there but, yes, this is something i've had experience with my patients. it works, it doesn't work. symptoms to look out for. you're not always going to have symptoms early on but the typical symptoms later are jaundice, itchiness, abdominal pain, nauseous, vomiting. 50% of americans are taking supplements. >> unregulated, 51% of americans are taking them. >> mind blowing. >> a lot of money in it, as well. happy holidayses to you. thanks for being here. coming up on "new day", something very special in a bell ringer's kettle. two words, bling-bling.
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good stuff, coming up next.
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♪ i like it. >> yep. >> yes. >> put a ring on it. >> i did. today's edition of "the good stuff" you know the bell ringers with the salvation arm. one of them got something in their kettle they never expected. >> today i got a ring, a diamond ring. >> it's a beautiful gold and diamond ring. and it's our fourth year receiving from the same person. >> key part of the, that's right, four years running. the first year, an anonymous donor dropped a gold nugget worth up to $4,000 in the bucket. the second, another ring. the third, $10,000.
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scattered in buckets around south florida. each time the donor leaves a note and never asks for credit. take a listen. >> basically she calls and says, you might want to check one of your red kettles at this location. i know she wants to be anonymous. she knows that what comes here stays here. and so it's like she wants to help this community. it's justi thank you, thank you >> she's anonymous but she's careful for whom the bell tolls. this ring on your screen worth ability $3500. it's just a reminder the salvation army does good work. even if you can't give a ring or a golden nugget you give what you can. to this woman she's giving reason for people to be a little bit off. >> good stuff. >> and worthy of the good stuff. we love it. >> good to have you with us. >> be back tomorrow? >> i'm going to come back tomorrow. >> the hazing begins tomorrow. >> oh. >> just kidding. >> i thought it was going to be
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today. >> no, no, no. more news for you. let's head over to the "newsroom." kyra phillips is in for carol costello. >> good morning. happening right now in the newsroom, everyone, deadline day, if you want obamacare by next year, today is the day. enrollment may be clouded as the white house hopes are high its approval at a new low. plus, moving the bull's-eye, target still in damage control mode this morning after that massive hack attack. one big bank even limiting how much you can spend anywhere, just two days before christmas. and ducking cover, the dynasty's phil richardson speaking out and not apologizing saying, he's a lover, not a hater. the "newsroom" starts right now. good morning. thanks so much for joining me. i'm kara philips in f

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